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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • 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
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.