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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.