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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.