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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )