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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.