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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.