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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.