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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.

Idioms:

  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.