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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.