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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.