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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • 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.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.

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.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.