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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.