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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.