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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.

Idioms:

  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.