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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home