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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.