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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.