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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.