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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.