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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.