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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.