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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.

Idioms:

  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.