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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather