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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Interfere with ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Do not interfere with me in my business.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.