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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.