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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.

Idioms:

  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )