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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.