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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.