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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Attend to ( মনোযোগ দেওয়া ) Attend to your lesson.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.