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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )