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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.