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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.