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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )