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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.