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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.