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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.