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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • 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?
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.