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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Interfere in ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) Do not interfere in my job.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.