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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )