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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.