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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.