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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.