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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.

Idioms:

  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.