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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.