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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )