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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.

Idioms:

  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.