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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.

Idioms:

  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.