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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.