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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.