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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.