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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.