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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Aware of ( সচেতন ) Man should aware of the danger of environment pollution.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.