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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.