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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.