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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?