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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Agree on ( একমত হওয়া (নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়) ) I am agree on this point.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.