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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.