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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.