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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.