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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • 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.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush