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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree on ( একমত হওয়া (নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়) ) I am agree on this point.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.