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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.