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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.