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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.

Idioms:

  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.