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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )