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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.