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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.