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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.