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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.