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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.

Idioms:

  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.