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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.