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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Interfere with ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Do not interfere with me in my business.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.