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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.