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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.

Idioms:

  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • 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.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.