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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.

Idioms:

  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.