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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.