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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.