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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.