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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.