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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.