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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.

Idioms:

  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.