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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.