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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.