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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.