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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Fill with ( পরিপূর্ণ ) This tank is filled with water.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.

Idioms:

  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.