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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.

Idioms:

  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide