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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.

Idioms:

  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly