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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.