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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?