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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.