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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.