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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.