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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.