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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.