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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.