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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )