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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Attach to ( জুড়ে দেওয়া ) Attach this file to the email.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.