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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )