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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.

Idioms:

  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush