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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.