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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.

Idioms:

  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.