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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.