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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.