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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.