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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.