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Appropriate Preposition:

  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • 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.