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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.