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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )