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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • 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.