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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.