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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.