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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )