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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.