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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg