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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.