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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.

Idioms:

  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )