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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.