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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.