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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.