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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.

Idioms:

  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )