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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.