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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family