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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.

Idioms:

  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.