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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist