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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.