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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.