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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.