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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.

Idioms:

  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.