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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.