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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.

Idioms:

  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush