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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )