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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Trust with ( বিশ্বাস করা (জিনিস) ) You may trust me with the work.

Idioms:

  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.