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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.