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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.