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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.