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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )