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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses