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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.

Idioms:

  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.