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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )