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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses