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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.