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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.