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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.