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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.