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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.

Idioms:

  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.