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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.

Idioms:

  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.