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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.

Idioms:

  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.