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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.