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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.