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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.