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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )