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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.