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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )