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Appropriate Preposition:

  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.