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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.