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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.