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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.

Idioms:

  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.