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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )