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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.