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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.

Idioms:

  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • 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.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.