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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.