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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.