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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.