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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.