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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.