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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.