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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.