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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.