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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.