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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.