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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.