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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Addicted to ( আসক্ত ) He is addicted to separate.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.