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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.