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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.

Idioms:

  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.