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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.

Idioms:

  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.