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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.