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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.