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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.

Idioms:

  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.