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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.