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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Idioms:

  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.