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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )