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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.