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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • 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.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.