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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.