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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.