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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.