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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.