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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.

Idioms:

  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family