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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.