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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.

Idioms:

  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.