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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.