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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.