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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.

Idioms:

  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.