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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.