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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.