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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.