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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.