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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.