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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.

Idioms:

  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )