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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.