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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.