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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.