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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.

Idioms:

  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )