"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide