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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.

Idioms:

  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.