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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.