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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.

Idioms:

  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.