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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.