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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.