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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.