"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.