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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel