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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.