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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • 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.