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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.