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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.