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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.