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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.