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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.