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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.