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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )