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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.

Idioms:

  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.