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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.