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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.