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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.