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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.