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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.