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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.

Idioms:

  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.