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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.