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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather