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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.