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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.