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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Accompanied with ( একসঙ্গে ঘটা ) He has fever accompanied with headache.

Idioms:

  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.