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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.