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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.

Idioms:

  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.