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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • 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.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.