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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.