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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.