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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )