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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • 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
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.