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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.