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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.

Idioms:

  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.