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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.