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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.