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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.