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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.

Idioms:

  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.