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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.