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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.

Idioms:

  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )