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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )