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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.