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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.