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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.

Idioms:

  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.