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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.