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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.