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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.

Idioms:

  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.