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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.