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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )