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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.