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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Agree on ( একমত হওয়া (নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়) ) I am agree on this point.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.