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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Idioms:

  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.