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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.