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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.