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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Accompanied with ( একসঙ্গে ঘটা ) He has fever accompanied with headache.

Idioms:

  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.