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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.