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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.