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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.