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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.