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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )