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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.