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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )