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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )