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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.