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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.