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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.

Idioms:

  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.