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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.