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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend to ( মনোযোগ দেওয়া ) Attend to your lesson.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.

Idioms:

  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.