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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.

Idioms:

  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.