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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means