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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.