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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Enter into ( প্রবেশ করা ) He entered into the room.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.