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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.