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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.