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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.