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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.