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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.