"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.

Idioms:

  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.