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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.