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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.