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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.