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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.