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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.

Idioms:

  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.