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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.