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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.