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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.