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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.