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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.