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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.