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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.