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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.