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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.

Idioms:

  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )