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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • 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.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.