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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.