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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.