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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )