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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • 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 dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.