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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.