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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.

Idioms:

  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.