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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.