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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush