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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.