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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.