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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.