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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.