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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.