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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.

Idioms:

  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.