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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.