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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.