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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family