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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.