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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.