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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.