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Appropriate Preposition:

  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.