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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.