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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.