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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.