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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.

Idioms:

  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.