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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.