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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.