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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.