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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • 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.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.