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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.

Idioms:

  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.