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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.

Idioms:

  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.