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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.

Idioms:

  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush