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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • 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.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.