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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.