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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist