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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.