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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.