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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.