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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )