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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.