"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.

Idioms:

  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.