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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.