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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.

Idioms:

  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.