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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.

Idioms:

  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.