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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.