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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.