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Appropriate Preposition:

  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.