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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )