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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.