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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.