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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.