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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.