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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg