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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.