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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.

Idioms:

  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.