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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses