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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.