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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.