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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.