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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) 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.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.