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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.