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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.