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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.