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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.

Idioms:

  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.