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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.