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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.