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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.