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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.