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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.

Idioms:

  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.