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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.