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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.

Idioms:

  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.