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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • 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.