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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.