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Appropriate Preposition:

  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.

Idioms:

  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.