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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.