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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.