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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.