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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.