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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.