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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Deal with ( ব্যবহার করা ) He deals well with the customers.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.