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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.

Idioms:

  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • 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.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.