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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.

Idioms:

  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.