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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.

Idioms:

  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.