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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.