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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.

Idioms:

  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.