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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.