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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.