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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.