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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • 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.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.