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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.