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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.