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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.