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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )