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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.