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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • 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.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )