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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )