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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )