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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.

Idioms:

  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.