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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )