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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.