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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.

Idioms:

  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.