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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.