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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.