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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.

Idioms:

  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.