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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.

Idioms:

  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist