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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.

Idioms:

  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.