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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.

Idioms:

  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.