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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.

Idioms:

  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.