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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.