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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )