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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.