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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Idioms:

  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.