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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.