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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.