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Appropriate Preposition:

  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.