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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.