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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.