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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.