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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.