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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.