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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.

Idioms:

  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.