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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )