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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.