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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.