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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.