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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.