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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • 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.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.