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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.