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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.