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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.

Idioms:

  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.