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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.

Idioms:

  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.