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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.