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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.