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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.

Idioms:

  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses