"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.

Idioms:

  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.