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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.