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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.

Idioms:

  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.