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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.