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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.