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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.