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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.