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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.