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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.