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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.

Idioms:

  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.