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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

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.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.