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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.