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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.

Idioms:

  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up