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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.

Idioms:

  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.