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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.