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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partiality for ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He has no Partiality for his son.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.