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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story