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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.