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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.