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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.

Idioms:

  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.