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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.

Idioms:

  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.