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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.