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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.

Idioms:

  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.