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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Partiality for ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He has no Partiality for his son.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.

Idioms:

  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.