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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.