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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.