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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.