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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.