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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.

Idioms:

  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • 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.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.