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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.