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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.