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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?