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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.