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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.