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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.