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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.