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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel