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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist