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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.

Idioms:

  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.