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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.

Idioms:

  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.