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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • 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 the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.