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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.