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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.