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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.