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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.

Idioms:

  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.