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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.