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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.

Idioms:

  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.