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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel