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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather