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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.