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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide