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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.