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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )