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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.