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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.