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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.

Idioms:

  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )