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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.