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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.