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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.