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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.