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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.