"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.