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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.