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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.