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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.