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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.