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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.