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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.