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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.