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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.