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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.