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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.