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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.