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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.