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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.