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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.

Idioms:

  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )