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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.